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  • Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar! 2016

    ★★ Watched 05 Feb, 2016

    I love the Coen Brothers, and even consider their weaker films (like Intolerable Cruelty) to be better than most other artist's best work. HAIL, CAESAR definitely does not succeed where the other films have. The Hollywood settings and vintage backdrop are fantastic, as is the cast. The script however is all over the place. The film can't decide whether it's focusing on the Clooney kidnapping or Josh Brolin trying to manage a major motion picture studio (which is really what…

  • The Black Stallion

    The Black Stallion 1979

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 01 Feb, 2016

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Before LIFE OF PI there was THE BLACK STALLION. Ok so the similarities are pretty much limited to a boy and an animal stranded together after the ship they're on sinks, but I'm running with that line anyway.

    Carroll Ballard's THE BLACK STALLION, based on the novel by Walter Farley and produced by Francis Ford Coppola (who was off making APOCALYPSE NOW when this film was being made) has a spot in my early film development. When I was in…

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac 2007

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 09 Apr, 2013 1

    I hadn't seen this movie since opening night in 2007 (went straight from work to the Varsity theater in Toronto for it) and not only has this movie held up but it's better then I remember it which is tough because I thought it was great to begin with.

  • Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

    Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor 2013

    ½ Watched 03 Mar, 2014

    Wow..so over the top bad. The last 45 minutes or so will leave you breathless - and not so much in a good way.

    Kim Kardashian is in it though....which really means nothing at all.